Category Archives: life lessons

Perspective


  18.  It’s just a number, but without perspective it doesn’t mean much.  18 seconds with bare feet on hot pavement could seem like an eternity, while 18 seconds for an embrace would seem to end in the blink of … Continue reading

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Drugs and Alcohol


This past weekend was a whirlwind around here.  Yesterday, the twins left at 6:30 AM to go to an indoor track meet two hours away–their first one of the season.  We had planned to join them later on to see … Continue reading

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Heavy Hearts…


Today the sun doesn’t shine as brightly.  The hummingbirds around my feeders are few.  The simple joy of life has been silenced;  even though the cicada’s are noisy, there seems to be a strange absence of the cheerful song of … Continue reading

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